Radio-Television: Skyrocket

A few years ago Yogi Berra was asked what he thought of Mel Allen as a sportscaster. "Too many woids," said Berra.

Last week 51 -year-old Mel Allen's protean output of woids dropped momentarily to zero. As the World Series opened, the Voice of the Yankees was in Stamford, Conn., watching the game on television with friends. In his place the Yanks installed Phil Rizzuto, the once Yankee shortstop who has been broadcasting Yankee games as a colleague of Allen's for eight years.

Words & Scholarships. Questions started rising like pop flies, asking who held the hatchet. But clearly the...

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